Man arrested, charged after shooting family member to death during argument, HPD says

The suspect, David Evaristo Acosta, 22, is charged with murder in the 178th State District Court. (Houston Police Department)

HOUSTON – A suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly shooting of a man near the Heights, Houston police announced Monday.

David Evaristo Acosta, 22, is now charged with murder.

Acosta is accused of shooting a 24-year-old man to death in the 1400 block of Oxford Street on Sunday, Sept. 25.

Investigators said Acosta and a family member were arguing at a residence when Acosta pulled out a gun and shot the family member.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Acosta fled the scene but was later captured by officers.


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